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Morning Forum speaker shares unknown stories of Winston Churchill


Author, scholar and lecturer Elliot Engle, Ph.D., entertained and enlightened the Morning Forum of Los Altos audience with “Unknown Stories of Winston Churchill” March 7.

Engle described the “terrible, neglected” childhood that shaped the man who was to become Britain’s greatest leader. His father, Randolph, and American-born mother, Jennie, showed little interest in their older son.

Puppy Lovers: Where can you go in Los Altos?

If you have been a pet parent in the past 20 years, you have probably heard from your veterinarian, groomer or trainer how important socialization is.

They may have told you that it is important for the puppy to be socialized with other dogs and humans, but are they giving you information on how to do it and where to go? Our community currently lacks a well-known indoor space for socialization of puppies and older dogs.

Law student from LAH takes on Boston Marathon


Courtesy of Neha Sabharwal
Neha Sabharwal plans to enter the April 17 Boston Marathon.

Neha Sabharwal is not just running this year’s Boston Marathon for herself, but also to raise visibility for an organization that aims to inspire and instill confidence in girls.

GreenTown leader 'excited' about nonprofit's mission


Courtesy of Gary Hedden
Kris Jensen provides leadership as executive director of GreenTown Los Altos.

Imagine a Los Altos where bicycle use is everywhere and the majority of cars are electric.

That’s a Los Altos Kris Jensen would like to see. He’s the new executive director of GreenTown Los Altos, the nonprofit environmental advocacy group celebrating its 10th year of operations.

Former U.S. Rep. Campbell speaks at SPARC meeting


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Tom Campbell speaks in Los Altos Hills last week.

Former five-term U.S. Rep. Tom Campbell returned to the Peninsula March 15, telling members of the South Peninsula Area Coalition that one aspect of the U.S. Supreme Court that is changing involves legislating.

Campbell appeared before 100 SPARC members at Fremont Hills Country Club in Los Altos Hills.

Los Altos physician explores integrative forms of healing


When Los Altos resident Erica Weirich, M.D., traveled to Bhutan on behalf of the Global Health Research Foundation, she came across a surprisingly healthy country.

Weirich observed that Bhutan’s self-created and integrative system of Eastern and Western healing resulted in significant improvements in health indices, far beyond those in similar nations.


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